Interview Series – Career Experts – Daisy Wright from The Wright Career Solution

Career Metis

In this interview series, we caught up with Daisy Wright from The Wright Career Solution who shares her expertise and insights about job search, career change, etc. The Wright Career Solution is a firm that offers holistic career services that helps executives, mid-career professionals and management-level individuals find satisfying careers and get hired FASTER! . LinkedIn is an equal opportunity platform and does not require a PhD to participate.

5 Examples of Racial Bias in Hiring

Ongig

They include racial bias in job descriptions, candidate screening, interviewing, job offers, and background checks. For example, take this Software Development Engineer job description we found (this week) on Glassdoor for example. It’s a type of software architecture.

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Alok Ajmera of Prophix Software: “Scale your team”

Thrive Global

As part of my series about the “How to Navigate and Succeed in the Modern World of Finance”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Alok Ajmera, President and CEO, Prophix Software. My cousin founded and leads a software company with 4,000 employees. Scale your team.

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Virtual Leadership Simulations in 2021

Pinsight

The best businesses are always looking for the best leaders, so they look for the best tools to help them make these critical decisions. There are loads of options and even more opinions on the best ways to hire, develop and promote good leaders, but not all tools are created equal.

Michael Evans: “Tipping point”

Thrive Global

As part of my series about the leadership lessons of accomplished business leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Evans?—?Founder Many of our neighbors are contract laborers who only get paid when they can work and the municipal systems that support them are beyond capacity.

These Three Women Are Making Herstory as Workplace Warriors

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Even today, as a growing number of companies claims to have committed to improving their gender diversity, women constitute a mere 22 percent of C-Suite executives, and only 4 percent of those roles belong to women of color. But this continues to be a missed opportunity—diversity in the workplace has been proven to not only create a more inclusive work environment and culture, but also help businesses reach their full potential.

Therese Allison: “Business is not a one size fits all proposition”

Thrive Global

The marketplace is diverse and needs a diverse response. As a part of our series about “ Why We Need More Women Founders ”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Self-Made Businesswoman, Author and Mom Therese Allison. Let’s now jump to the primary focus of our interview.

Mads Fosselius Of Dixa: “Know your market fit”

Thrive Global

I had the pleasure of interviewing Mads Fosselius, CEO and Co-Founder at Dixa , a customer engagement platform that creates value for brands and customers in a conversational, friendly, and engaging way called Customer Friendship. Here is the main question of our interview.

Peter Bafitis of RKTB Architects: “Making changes to the workplace is the next step”

Thrive Global

Housing is an issue that is critical, even central to the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, so tackling that would be a good first step. Anyone who knows the borough can tell you how diverse the population is. Now let’s move to the main focus of our interview.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed some of our women leaders at The Predictive Index, as well as two of our women PI Certified Partners. Being aware of it and giving people the platform and opportunity to work on that behavior can go a long way to helping women achieve more within their organization. Heather: I have been a part of the PI family since 2004 and in a partner leadership role since 2012.

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Veena Rao: “Dream big.”

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about immigrant success stories, I had the pleasure of interviewing Veena Rao, founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of NRI Pulse, an Atlanta based Indian-American newspaper. You have first-hand experience with the US immigration system.

Anthony Zagami: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before

Thrive Global

As part of my series about the leadership lessons of accomplished business leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Anthony Zagami. Mr. Zagami has over 40 years’ experience founding companies that develop security systems and software solutions.

Maggie Bera: “Comparison is the thief of joy”

Thrive Global

As a part of our interview series with the rising stars in pop culture, I had the pleasure of interviewing Maggie Bera. I have so gratitude for Kaitlin Hopkins, head of the Musical Theatre program, and the rest of the faculty for providing a safe environment to grow and for giving me the tools and support to succeed in the industry. However, I do strongly believe that the entertainment industry needs to be providing equal opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

Stephen D’Angelo: “Frequent communication”

Thrive Global

I was president of a publicly-traded software company and we had to completely re-engineer our technology. Our sales had been hurt due to our outdated technology. Beginning my career with the technology company ADP, I quickly became one of the leading sales people in my division.

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Erica Beal of AVIVV: “I believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed”

Thrive Global

As part of our series about the “ Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times ”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Erica Beal. As a woman- and minority-owned business, we place a high priority on hiring diverse talent.

Ann Ayers, Dean of Colorado Women’s College at University of Denver: “COVID is turning up the volume on the things we must fix”

Thrive Global

I am hopeful that the issues around diversity, equity, inclusion, the divisiveness in our political system, the plague of domestic violence, and the outmatched need for mental health services can remain at the forefront of our minds and actions.

Marisa Pizza of the Farmingville Residents Association: 5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country

Thrive Global

As part of our series about 5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country, I had the pleasure of interviewing Marisa Pizza. Now let’s move to the main focus of our interview. The systemic change discussions between law enforcement and the black community.

Elaine Hall: “There are only two ways to view your life”

Thrive Global

Without a diverse executive team, businesses and organizations are not making decisions that are aligned with the true markets they are trying to serve. Now let’s move to the main focus of our interview. A diverse executive team is a true representation of our society.

Dr. Lan Huang: “Be a perpetual learner”

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about strong women leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Lan Huang. In the academic world, we are always looking for complex answers to questions and often tend to overthink the solution that is right in front of our eyes.